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Cotonou, Benin
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good49%
  • Average26%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (43 reviews)
“steak” (10 reviews)
“salad” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, European, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Cotonou, Benin
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great food and ambience. Excellent service . The steak was excellent and so was the pizza. Highly recommend

Thank NikhilMenon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I had pizzas, which is what I recommend anyone to have at the Livingstone. We also had drinks that were delicious. Pizzas are oven baked and generously portioned but took a while to reach our table. Overall ok for relaxing, having a...More

Thank Gràcia S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Overall I’m giving this place 3 stars since there isn’t any variety in the meals. It’s all meat (even the salads) or pizza. While my pizza was good I can’t come back since there isn’t anything else to eat! It’s clear that this is a...More

Thank BlueMagnolia84
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Nice plate wonderfully sauce, stake was a bit tough. Good atmosphere fir expats. Will definetly go back.

Thank Anibal C
Reviewed 26 September 2017

i was advised by friends to visit this place , i did not much like , the service is bad , okay this is the right place for expat but honestly i would not recommend , everyone is just sitting and drinking , you feel...More

Thank Jdefreij
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Livingstone is the first restaurant I visited solo in Cotonou. The place os very well located at the center of the road between Cocotier and Haie Vive. The restaurant is known for his outdoor and the pizza there is exquisite. The only hic is the...More

Thank Michel A
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Very very tasty food. Even ratatouille was exceptionally good :). You might need to wait a bit and in the evening it gets quite busy. On the main restaurants street in Cotonou. Recommended

Thank WandaSer
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Livingstone is located in an area with many restaurants and bars. There are many customers every day and it is popular with Cotonou expatriates community. Food is mainly international, pizzas are available as well. Quality, though not exceptional, is good. Service is reasonably good. Beers...More

Thank carlotesei
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Went here to have a break from african food. The menu is quite diverse offering everything from pasta, pizza, steak, burgers etcetc. The place is nice and you can sit ouside. The waitresses are a bit slow and managed to forget our salad and mix...More

Thank Patrick E
Reviewed 12 July 2017

All in all a very pleasant experience when we had lunch there. Located in the 'avenue des restaurants' of Cotonou the place is always filled with expats. The portions are quite big, we had steaks which we are all very tender with veggies and fries....More

Thank JohnLindhout
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cotonou, Benin
  • Location: Africa  >  Benin  >  Littoral Department  >  Cotonou
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